February 04, 2008 09:51:22 GMT
The 25-year-old actress has signed deal with New Line Cinema to play the future sister-in-law of McConaughey's character in 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past'.
Former "Party of Five" star Lacey Chabert will be joining the cast of New Line Cinema's romantic comedy "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 25-year-old actress will play Matthew McConaughey's future sister-in-law.
Joining the co-star of Lindsay Lohan in "Mean Girls" are Breckin Meyer, Anne Archer, Amanda Walsh and Emma Stone. Meyer is set to play McConaughey's brother, Archer plays the mother of the bride and Walsh is going to portray the only bridesmaid McConaughey's character hasn't conquered. Additionally, Stone is cast as the supernatural Ghost of Girlfriends Past.
The Mark Waters directed-film follows the story of Connor, a womanizer who is haunted by his several old flames when he attends the wedding of his younger brother. Earlier, it was said that Ben Affleck was set to star in the comedy film before Disney pulled the plug on it in October 2003.
Chabert became known worldwide after she took the part of Claudia Salinger in 1994's television series about five parent-less siblings "Party of Five". There, she starred alongside Scott Wolf, Neve Campbell, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Matthew Fox. Apart from appearing in television series, the Mississippi-born actress has also appeared in various movies, including "Lost in Space", "Not Another Teen Movie", "Daddy Day Care" and "Be My Baby". Next, she can be seen in upcoming comedy "Sherman's Way" and in "In My Sleep".